Links with information about wind power

Wind Power Information Center, CVI
The University of Gotland has a Centre for Wind Power, CVI. Among other things, there is a fact sheet about wind power and a comprehensive knowledge base in full text and link libraries.

The Danish Wind Industry Association
Industry Association for the Danish Wind Power Industry. Contains basically everything you need to know about wind power, in Danish as well as in English.

Danmarks Vindmolleforening
Includes a fact sheet about wind power and other wind power information.

Energiforsk
Energiföretagen Sverige, formerly Svensk Energi, is an industry and association for the country’s electricity supply companies, electricity generation, power grids and electricity trading.

Energy companies Sweden – about wind Power
Energy companies, formerly Swedish Energy, are an industry and association for the country’s electricity supply companies, electricity generation, power grids and electricity trading.

The Swedish Energy Agency – about wind Power
Wind power is a natural part of Sweden’s energy supply and is playing an important role in the transition of the energy system.
The website explains the Energy Agency’s mission, research, future development, and more.

Finnish Wind Power Association
The Wind Power Association is a non-profit, non-political association, which works to promote the use of wind power in Finland. The focus of the association’s activities is on the coastal areas of the country in Nyland, Åboland and Österbotten and Åland.

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)
GWEC was established in early 2005 to provide a credible and representative forum for the entire wind energy sector at an international level.

IEA Task 19 – Wind Energy in Cold Climate
In 2001, Task 19 was commissioned by the IEA to coordinate, promote and disseminate information on research and development relating to various aspects of wind power in cold climates. The website contains current publications as well as useful links.

The Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRF)
LRF is the association representing the agricultural and forestry industries in Sweden. It is not affiliated to any political party. LRF has over 170,000 members. Together they represent 90,000 enterprises, accounting for 9 percent of Sweden’s GDP.

Länstyrelserna
A website with more information about Sweden’s  county administrative boards.

MSB, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Provides detailed information on rescue efforts at wind farms on land and at sea.

NORWEA
Norwegian Wind Power Association.

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Wide range of information, including guidelines for noise, open sea planning, 3G coordination and the Vindval research program.

Nätverket for vindbruk – the wind power network 
The national wind power network spreads knowledge and information about wind power with the aim of promoting its expansion. Their portal contains a great deal of information on wind power.

Swedish Cleantech
In the Swedish Cleantech Finance and Advisory Guide you will find private and public actors’ services aimed at Swedish environmental technology companies.

Svenska Kraftnät, the Swedish National Grid
An important task for Svenska Kraftnät is to transport electricity on the grid from the large power plants to the regional power grids. It is also responsible for issuing electricity certificates.

The Swedish Wind Power Association
The Swedish Wind Power Association is a non-profit organisation open to individuals as well as companies. The association operates throughout the country with the aim of promoting wind power development.

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions
SKL is both an employers’ organisation and an association representing local government in Sweden. Its membership consists of Sweden’s 290 municipalities and 20 county councils.

SWID – The Swedish Wind Industry Database, is a single source of information for enterprises both large and small in the wind power industry. Companies, organisations and others can use this website to find the company and partners they are looking for, whether it is a project promotor, a contractor or a turbine manufacturer.

Vindbrukskollen.se
On this website you will find information about Vindbrukskollen’s web service, The web service is available at 
www.vindlov.se, where you will also find information about the licensing processes for wind turbines

Vindforsk
Vindforsk is a three-year programme in two parts, a fundamental research component and an applied part that requires co-financing from the business sector. The applied part of the program is administered by Energy Research.

Vindlov – licensing issues for wind power
Vindlov.se is a website about permit/licensing issues for wind turbines developed in cooperation with more than 15 public agencies and organisations. The coordinating authority for the project is the Swedish Energy Agency.

Vindval
The knowledge programme, Vindval, will provide detailed information on how wind power affects the marine environment, plants and animals, landscapes and people, and also about people’s experiences of wind power. Vindval is administered by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Swedish Energy Agency.

WindEurope
WindEurope, formerly EWEA, is the voice of the wind industry – actively promoting the utilisation of wind power in Europe and worldwide. The site contains publications on areas such as statistics, strategies and market overviews.

WindMade
Over the years, each generation has made choices about what it buys and uses, and this has shaped the mark it left on the world. Today, we have that chance again. We have an opportunity to change how the world consumes energy, one product at a time. WindMade ™ is an initiative leading to the first global consumer product label to identify products and companies related to wind power.

World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
WWEA is an international non-profit association embracing the wind sector worldwide, with members in 80 countries. WWEA works for the promotion and worldwide deployment of wind energy technology.